Searching in databases is a great way to ensure you're getting the best possible search results. Try these psychology databases to find resources that are most relevant to your discipline.
Evaluate the resources you find online carefully, as not all are suitable quality for use in your studies. These psychology web resources are recommended by your University of Newcastle Library.
It can be valuable to build your career prospects and networks by connecting with professional associations. You might like to engage with these psychology groups as a student, or even throughout your career.
Useful resources for understanding your topic and finding the right keywords to use in your searching.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined by UNESCO as
“… teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions....”
Open Access (OA) courses or lectures covering Psychology include:
See more OA course resources at our OER Guide for Psychology.
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free, publicly accessible, openly-licensed digital collection of high-quality teaching and learning materials available under a Creative Commons license for open sharing. See the following as an example.
Open Yale Courses provides open access to a selection of introductory courses taught at Yale University.
UCTV: University of California Television is a public-serving media outlet featuring programming from throughout the University of California.
This guide has been created by University of Newcastle Librarians who work with your schools to make sure you have access to the resources you need. The Librarians supporting Psychology are: